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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Zakariya

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  • A user from Bangladesh says the name Zakariya is of Hebrew origin and means "God has remembered".
  • According to a user from United Kingdom, the name Zakariya is of Arabic origin and means "The best of them all".
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International Interest

Notable Persons Named Zakariya

Zakariya Abarouai is a soccer player for the Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. Zakariya was born on March 30th, 1994 in Lyon, France.


Zakariya Rashid Hassan Al-Ashiri was a blogger, journalist, internet reporter, and editor. Zakariya was given the name زكريا راشد حسن العشيري in 1971 in Al Dair, Muharraq, Bahrain. He breathed his last breath on April 9th, 2011.


Zakariya Souleymane is a soccer player for the Evian Thonon Gaillard F.C. and Niger national football team. Zakariya was born on December 29th, 1994 in Lyon, France.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Zakariya

Baha-ud-din Zakariya is a religious. He holds the title Hadrat, Sheikh(Ghous-ul-Aalamin), and Sheikh. Baha-ud-din was born in Kot Kehror , Layyah.


Zuhair Zakariya is a sports team member for the Alamal SC Atbara.


How popular is the baby name Zakariya in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1989 8 0 8
1990 8 0 8
1991 6 0 6
1992 12 0 12
1993 8 0 8
1994 7 0 7
1995 20 0 20
1996 12 0 12
1997 16 0 16
1998 21 0 21
1999 25 0 25
2000 38 13 25
2001 41 0 41
2002 31 0 31
2003 39 7 32
2004 42 0 42
2005 56 6 50
2006 52 0 52
2007 75 0 75
2008 57 0 57
2009 62 0 62
2010 72 0 72
2011 82 0 82
2012 95 10 85
2013 101 0 101
2014 104 0 104
2015 122 5 117
2016 115 6 109
2017 106 0 106
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Zakariya as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Zakariya

  • How Popular is the name Zakariya? Zakariya is the 8,378th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Zakariya have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,433 babies born with the first name Zakariya in the United States. That's more than enough people named Zakariya to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Zakariya? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Zakariya first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Zakariya is Sunday, October 2nd, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Zakariya born? The highest recorded use of the first name Zakariya was in 2015 with a total of 117 babies.
  • Random Zakariya Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Zakariya is not a popular baby boy's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Zakariya: Your name in reverse order is Ayirakaz. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iaakzyra. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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